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Tennis claims sixth straight victory against BYU

Tennis claims sixth straight victory against BYU

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU tennis completed a three-game road trip Saturday with a victory over Brigham Young University to improve to 13-1 on the season. The Cougars’ trip started Thursday morning against Idaho State University in Logan, Utah, when they swept the Bengals. Freshman Michaela Bayerlova won her 17th consecutive...

First round exit ends season

First round exit ends season

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

As the buzzer sounded in Seattle on Thursday to signal the end of the game, it also signaled the end of the WSU women's basketball season. The Cougars fell to University of Southern California 47-44 in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. Two Trojans finished in double-digit scoring. USC sophomore gua...

Cougars battle Trojans in first round of Pac-12 tourney

Cougars battle Trojans in first round of Pac-12 tourney

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball enters the Pac-12 Tournament as the 10th seed and will face University of Southern California, which is first in the league in steals and turnover margin. The last time these two teams faced each other it came down to an inbound pass by the Cougars. WSU failed to convert and...

Tennis hits the road for a trio of matches in Utah

Tennis hits the road for a trio of matches in Utah

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU tennis will travel to Utah to compete in three matches over three days this week. The Cougars will first face Idaho State University and Utah State University on Thursday, and then complete the road trip Saturday by playing Brigham Young University. WSU Head Coach Lisa Hart said the team is...

WSU takes home eighth at Pac-12 Championships

WSU takes home eighth at Pac-12 Championships

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming finished eighth out of the nine teams that competed in the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships held Wednesday through Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. The Cougars ended with 307 points with the top-five teams all finishing above 900 points....

Tennis sweeps matches this weekend to reach 10 wins

Tennis sweeps matches this weekend to reach 10 wins

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU tennis completed a successful weekend by beating University of Minnesota, Seattle University and Eastern Washington University at home. The Cougars (10-1) first played the Gophers on Friday, edging them 4-3 overall, in what would be their closest match of the three. Sophomore Melisa Ates’ straight-set...

A women’s basketball conditioning coach dies

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball director of strength and conditioning David Lang died Saturday afternoon, according to a WSU news release. Lang died of a heart attack, according to a Facebook post by his son Joe Lang. Lang worked for the athletic department for the past 20 years. “Our thoughts and prayers go ...

Cougars go cold in second half against Golden Bears

Cougars go cold in second half against Golden Bears

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball fell apart in the second half against University of California on Friday losing 67-54. The Cougars (10-19, 3-14) trailed 29-28 at the end of the first half. Junior guard Alexys Swedlund said the Cougars did everything they were supposed to in the first 20 minutes. "In the...

Tennis hopes to bounce back from first defeat of season

Tennis hopes to bounce back from first defeat of season

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

After suffering its first loss of the season, WSU tennis is preparing for three home matches over two days. The Cougars (7-1) will take on the University of Minnesota on Friday, then faces Seattle University and Eastern Washington University on Saturday. WSU began the season impressively, winning...

WSU comes home to close out regular season

WSU comes home to close out regular season

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

For one more weekend, WSU women’s basketball will try to finish the regular season on a high note with a pair of home games ahead of the Pac-12 tournament next week. The Cougars fought hard against University of Utah and University of Colorado last week, but fell short on both occasions. Senior...

Lone freshman climbs up national rankings

Lone freshman climbs up national rankings

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Despite having just one semester of collegiate tennis under her belt, Michaela Bayerlova is ranked No. 34 in Division I women’s tennis by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Bayerlova said she doesn’t pay a lot of attention to her ranking, which is the result of her hard work on and off the court. “It’s...

Cougs lose nail-biter in Boulder

Cougs lose nail-biter in Boulder

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

In a game that featured plenty of scoring, the Cougars lost 72-69 to the University of Colorado on Sunday after having an opportunity to tie the game in the final seconds. Senior guard Pinelopi Pavlopoulou missed the potential game tying three-pointer that could have sent the game to overtime. WSU...

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